Russia says it launched missile strikes against Ukraine on Saturday

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Jan 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s defence ministry said on Sunday its forces had launched a wave of missile strikes against Ukrainian military and infrastructure sites on Saturday.

At least 21 people were killed in a strike on a Russian apartment complex in the eastern city of Dnipro in a Russian strike Saturday evening, Ukrainian authorities say.

The Russian defence ministry did not mention Dnipro as a specific target of any strikes. 

In its statement Russia said: “All assigned objects were hit. The targets of the strike have been achieved.”

(Reporting by Reuters; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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